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How to buy Carter Bankshares stock

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Carter Bankshares, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Carter Bankshares shares (CARE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Carter Bankshares employs 828 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Carter Bankshares share price

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Carter Bankshares shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$6.30 - $14.94
50-day moving average $13.89
200-day moving average $10.94
Wall St. target price$14.58
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.76

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Carter Bankshares financials

Revenue TTM $112.5 million
Operating margin TTM 19.12%
Gross profit TTM $112.5 million
Return on assets TTM -1.12%
Return on equity TTM -10.04%
Profit margin -40.76%
Book value $16.68
Market capitalisation $343.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Carter Bankshares shares

There are currently 196,020 Carter Bankshares shares held short by investors – that's known as Carter Bankshares's "short interest". This figure is 1.1% down from 198,285 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Carter Bankshares shares can be evaluated.

Carter Bankshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Carter Bankshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Carter Bankshares shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Carter Bankshares shares traded daily (recently around 47926.650366748). Carter Bankshares's SIR currently stands at 4.09. In other words for every 100,000 Carter Bankshares shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4090 shares are currently held short.

However Carter Bankshares's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Carter Bankshares shares, or, against the total number of tradable Carter Bankshares shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Carter Bankshares's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Carter Bankshares shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0079% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Carter Bankshares shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Carter Bankshares.

Find out more about how you can short Carter Bankshares stock.

Carter Bankshares share dividends

We're not expecting Carter Bankshares to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Carter Bankshares share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Carter Bankshares's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.3 up to $14.94. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CARE.US volatility(beta: 1.47)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Carter Bankshares's is 1.4716. This would suggest that Carter Bankshares's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Carter Bankshares overview

Carter Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Carter Bank & Trust that provides various banking products and services. It accepts various deposit products, including checking, savings, retirement, and money market accounts, as well as longer-term certificates of deposits. The company also offers commercial loans comprising secured and unsecured loans; consumer loans, such as secured and unsecured loans for financing automobiles, home improvements, education, overdraft protection, and personal investments, as well as residential mortgages; real estate construction and acquisition loans; home equity lines of credit; and credit cards, as well as originates and holds fixed and variable rate mortgage loans. In addition, it provides other banking services that include safe deposit boxes, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, online banking, bill pay, online account opening, mobile deposit, mobile banking, debit cards, e-statements, and ATM services; title insurance and other financial institution-related products and services; and treasury and corporate cash management services. The company operates through 92 branches in Virginia and North Carolina. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Martinsville, Virginia.

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